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Our Ankeny team is passionate about providing pet parents with the information they need to help their four-legged family members achieve optimal health. Check out our blog for tips on keeping your pets healthy and happy.

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

Choosing the best vet to match the needs of your pet and your lifestyle can be stressful. You want the very best for your beloved companion, so what qualifications should you look for when choosing a vet?

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition spread by the bite of infected mosquitos. Heartworms can lead to heart failure, severe lung disease, and even death for pets in Ankeny. Today, our vets explain why prevention is key when it comes to this deadly condition.

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Annual fecal exams at your vet's office are the best way to help keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Yearly or twice yearly fecals give your Ankeny vet the opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas may be tiny but they can spread serious diseases, lead to infections, and make your pet itchy and miserable. Our Ankeny vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.

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New Patients Welcome

Creature Comforts Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our Ankeny vets take the time to get to know our clients and treat every pet as if it were our own. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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